The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 198 207
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 18 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 1.96% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 13
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £21,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

JPA is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2047 2091 2131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.69% 33.98% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1746 1935
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing JPA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 16 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +15 1 £37,500 +74.41% 1
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (96.15%) Spring
3 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (92.31%) Hibernate
4 23 (88.46%) TDD
5 19 (73.08%) Scrum
6 18 (69.23%) SQL
6 18 (69.23%) JUnit
7 17 (65.38%) Oracle
8 16 (61.54%) Java EE
9 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
9 15 (57.69%) XML
9 15 (57.69%) JMS
10 13 (50.00%) HTML
10 13 (50.00%) CSS
10 13 (50.00%) Finance
10 13 (50.00%) BDD
11 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (46.15%) MVC
12 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
13 10 (38.46%) EJB
13 10 (38.46%) XSLT
13 10 (38.46%) EJB 3.0
13 10 (38.46%) XPath
13 10 (38.46%) TestNG
14 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
14 9 (34.62%) XML Schema
15 8 (30.77%) REST
15 8 (30.77%) Microservices
16 7 (26.92%) Cucumber

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) GlassFish
1 5 (19.23%) JBoss
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (19.23%) WildFly
2 3 (11.54%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (11.54%) Mule
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) DB2
6 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) JUnit
2 10 (38.46%) TestNG
3 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 7 (26.92%) Maven
4 6 (23.08%) Hudson
4 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) Selenium
5 5 (19.23%) JBehave
5 5 (19.23%) RSpec
5 5 (19.23%) WATIR
6 3 (11.54%) Mockito
7 1 (3.85%) Ant
7 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.85%) jMock
7 1 (3.85%) NetBeans
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
1 18 (69.23%) Java Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Java Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) Spring
2 24 (92.31%) Hibernate
3 16 (61.54%) Java EE
4 15 (57.69%) JMS
4 15 (57.69%) XML
5 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 13 (50.00%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) EJB
6 10 (38.46%) EJB 3.0
6 10 (38.46%) XSLT
7 9 (34.62%) XML Schema
8 8 (30.77%) REST
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) RESTful
10 6 (23.08%) SOAP
11 5 (19.23%) HornetQ
11 5 (19.23%) JAX-RS
11 5 (19.23%) JDBC
11 5 (19.23%) JSON
11 5 (19.23%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (88.46%) TDD
3 19 (73.08%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) BDD
5 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (46.15%) MVC
6 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) Microservices
8 7 (26.92%) SOA
9 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (19.23%) DSDM
10 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Single Customer View
10 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) Workflow
11 4 (15.38%) Open Source
12 3 (11.54%) RUP
12 3 (11.54%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) XPath
5 7 (26.92%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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